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Mar 19, 2013 6:00am EDT
that we're faced with on a day-to-day basis. on a national level we often here elected officials talk about creating jobs and building better schools and building stronger communities. health is connected to every single one of those goals. on an individual level, health, it's fundamental to opportunity. if you're not, if you're not -- if you're sick, if you can't access the services that you need, your opportunity is stifled. and disproportionately communities of color, lgbt communities, our opportunity has been stifled because of the health disparities that have been persistent in our communities for generations. the affordable care act helps break that and really, you could argue s the biggest piece of legislation our country has ever seen to target health disparities. it's incredibly exciting. when we're talking about prevention, this isn't in 2014 and beyond, it's right now. 71 million people with private insurance today have access to preventive services without cost-sharing requirements. and that might not seem like a big deal to people, but even people with private insurance,
Mar 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
last year which was an election year and, thus, you know, the sort of prognosis of something actually moving through to the hill, you know, were not going to be good for any particular bill. that's now behind us. so it is a huge priority for the fbi to have us move forward. >> i just know from my years at the bureau, we always were considered a team player. [laughter] [inaudible] >> right. >> mark -- [inaudible] one of the guiding principles behind going dark, and i think the point of your 1994 analysis is technological neutrality. that is, the government could get access to -- [inaudible] we should still be able to get access to them now. but when it comes to stored records, the fbi has certainly not been that interested in technological neutrality. if i have information stored on my computer at home, you would need a search warrant to come get it, but if i decide to store it on google drive -- [inaudible] other than a search warrant in preserving the ability other than a search warrant to get access to that data. i'm wondering how much technological neutrality is a guiding principle
Mar 23, 2013 2:00am EDT
l elections. the present justice department is trying to shut down this practice unreasonably by opposing it in many, many states. this would clarify that and mandate the federal i.d.'s just as we do in many other less consequential acts like air travel. i ask for the yeas and nays. mrs. murray: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from -- is there a sufficient second? there appears to be a sufficient second. the yeas and nays are ordered. the senator from washington. mrs. murray: mr. president, voter photo identification laws are overly burdensome and have the abet to disenfranchise voters. we should not attempt to institute these policies nationwide, especially at 3:15 in the morning on a budget resolution. i recommend my colleagues oppose this amendment. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. vote: the presiding officer: are there any senators in the chamber wishing to vote or change their vote 123 the ayes are 44, the nays are 54678 the amendment is not agreed to. mrs. murray: notify to reconsider. the presiding officer: without objection. there
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